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" But where in the result a jury are satisfied that the delusion has not affected the general faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect upon the will, we see no sufficient reason why the testator should be held to have lost his right to make a will,... "
Edinburgh Medical Journal - Page 187
1905
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The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 15

Law - 1871 - 694 pages
...property. — The mere fact that a testator is subject to insane delusions is not sufficient reason why he should be held to have lost his right to make a will, if the jury^are satisfied that the delusions have not affected the general faculties of his mind, and...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest ..., Volume 8

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1873 - 802 pages
...affected the genera faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect on the testator's will, we can see no sufficient reason why the testator should be...Involve, it is true, considerable difficulty, and require iruch nicety of discrimination, but we see no reason to think that such a question is beyond the power...
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A Treatise on the Law Relating to the Execution and Revocation of Wills and ...

Richard Thomas Walkem - Executors and examinators - 1873 - 580 pages
...that the delusion has not affected the general faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect upon the will, we see no sufficient reason why the testator...under such circumstances should not be upheld. Such an enquiry may involve, it is true, considerable difficulty, and require much nicety of discrimination,...
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Responsibility in Mental Disease

Henry Maudsley - Insanity - 1876 - 344 pages
...that the delusion has not affected the general faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect upon the will, we see no sufficient reason why the testator...lost his right to make a will, or why a will made undei1 Buch circumstances should not be upheld. Such an inquiry may involve, it is true, considerable...
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Responsibility in Mental Disease

Henry Maudsley - Insanity - 1876 - 348 pages
...that the delusion has not affected the general faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect upon the will, we see no sufficient reason why the testator should be held to CASE OF BANKS V. GOODFELLOW. 117 have lost his right to make a will, or why a will made undoi1 such...
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A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators, Volume 1

Sir Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams - Executors and administrators - 1877 - 902 pages
...has not affected the general faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect upon the will, we sec no sufficient reason why the testator should be held to have lost his right to make я will, or why a will made under such circumstances should not be upheld In the case before us two...
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The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity

John Hutton Balfour Browne - Capacity and disability - 1880 - 722 pages
...that the delusion has not affected the general faculties of the mind, and can have had no effect upon the will, we see no sufficient reason why the testator should be held to have lost his right to make a 1 Smith v. Tebbitt, 1 LRP 398, at p. 401. See also per Lord Brougham, in Waring r. Waring, 6 Moore...
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The Law Journal Reports: For the Year ..., Volume 49

Law reports, digests, etc - 1880 - 762 pages
...that the mere fact that, a testator ís subject to insane delusions is no sufficient reason why ho should be held to have lost his right to make a will, if the jury иге satisfied that the delusions have not affected the general faculties of his mind...
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Transactions of the 1st, 2nd, 4th-17th congress, Page 103, Volume 3

International congress of medicine - 1881 - 704 pages
...answering it. " Such an inquiry, [whether delusion has not alTected the general faculties of the mind], may involve, it is true, considerable difficulty, and require much nicety of discrimination, but \ve see no reason to think that it is beyond the power of judicial investigation and decision, or may...
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The New Zealand Law Reports, Volume 35

Courts - 1916 - 1326 pages
...the delusion has not affected the general faculties of the mind, " and can have had no effect upon the -will, we see no sufficient '' reason why the...under such circumstances " should not be upheld." Assuming, therefore, that, in the words of Chief Justice Cockburn, " irrespective of delusions the...
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